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Sep 27, 2021 William Chambers
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LibriVox recording of Dissertation on Oriental Gardening by William Chambers. Read in English by Peter Yearsley; Peter Yearsley; Peter Yearsley; Peter Yearsley; Peter Yearsley; Peter Yearsley; Peter Yearsley A little essay on the Chinese style of gardening, as opposed to the continental style, which the author finds too formal with too many straight lines, and the English style, about which he is equally disparaging. In his preface, he says that his dissertation is upon "... the Chinese...
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Sep 27, 2021 Sarah Scott
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LibriVox recording of A Description of Millenium Hall and the Country Adjacent by Sarah Scott. Read in English by Jim Locke; jenno; Florence; Florence; Florence; Kaitybg7; Kaitybg7; Michele Eaton; Michele Eaton; Michele Eaton; czandra; czandra; TR Love; TR Love; jenno; jenno Utopian novel by Sarah Scott, published in 1762 describes women living in complete harmony. Summary by kathrinee For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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Sep 27, 2021 Homer Greene
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LibriVox recording of Whispering Tongues by Homer Greene. Read in English by Donald Cummings Parmenter and Lee are good friends who attend Concord College. But a hazing incident tears the friendship apart, and affects the lives of both the hazers and the hazee. And the whispering tongues of classmates of falsehoods, jealousy and rumor, serve only to make matters worse. Another heart-warming tale of disgrace and redemption from Homer Greene. (Summary by Donald Cummings) For further information,...
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Sep 26, 2021 Madison Cawein
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 19 recordings of Clouds of the Autumn Night by Madison Cawein. Read in English by Amanda Chandler; Algy Pug; Aaron Sproule; Bruce Kachuk; BerthaMason; Craig Franklin; czandra; ellisdan; David Lawrence; Darrell Nobles; Ellen Adams; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; yourbookvoice; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; LeeSalter; stark2718 and Seaquill. A tribute to the Autumnal Equinox this week, taken from Myth and Romance Being a Book of verses by MADISON CAWEIN. -...
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Sep 26, 2021 Sarah Grand
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LibriVox recording of Ideala by Sarah Grand. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers She came among us without flourish of trumpets. She just slipped into her place, almost unnoticed, but once she was settled there it seemed as if we had got something we had wanted all our lives, and we should have missed her as you would miss the thrushes in the spring, or any other sweet familiar thing. But what the secret of her charm was I cannot say. She was full of inconsistencies. She disliked...
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Sep 25, 2021 Penelope Delta
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LibriVox recording of Η Καρδιά της Βασιλοπούλας by Penelope Delta. Read in Greek by Penelope Σαν παραμύθι. Μια βασιλοπούλα, ένα νησί, μια ζωή χωρίς λύπη, αλλά και χωρίς χαρά. Ένας αγώνας για την κατάκτηση της ανθρώπινης υπόστασης, μέσα από τη γραφή της Πηνελόπης Δέλτα. - Summary by the reader For further information, including links...
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Sep 25, 2021 Various
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LibriVox recording of The Black Cat Vol. 02 No. 06 March 1897 by Various. Read in English by Yaelin Lee; SaraHale; Greg Giordano; Alan Lord; Julie Burks The Black Cat (1895-1922) was a monthly literary magazine, publishing original short stories, often about uncanny or fantastical topics. Many writers were largely unknown, but some famous authors also wrote original material for this magazine. This sixth issue of volume 2 presents the following five short stories: "The Stolen Melody",...
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Sep 25, 2021 Daniel Gregory Mason
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LibriVox recording of The Art of Music - Volume 01: The Pre-Classic Periods by Daniel Gregory Mason. Read in English by Jake Malizia Volume 1 in "The Art of Music" series, published by the National Society of Music. This first volume covers the "Pre-Classic periods", from early human primitive music, through to the music of the Ancient Greeks and other ancient cultures, plainsong, Middle Ages, Renaissance, and up until the music of J.S. Bach. Included are musical examples,...
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Sep 24, 2021 Elizabeth Blackwell
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LibriVox recording of Pioneer Work in Opening the Medical Profession to Women by Elizabeth Blackwell. Read in English by PhyllisV A fascinating account of the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States. She writes of her struggles in being accepted to a medical school (at one point she is advised to disguise herself as a male). She details her experiences while in the process of obtaining her degree, and her work both with patients and administratively, helping to found...
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Sep 24, 2021 Richard Barnum
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LibriVox recording of Shaggo, The Mighty Buffalo by Richard Barnum. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers One of a series of children's books in the Kneetime Animal Stories series by Richard Barnum, the pen name of a number of authors in the Stratemeyer Syndicate. In this tale we meet Shaggo the Buffalo and his friends as we follow their adventures. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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Sep 24, 2021 Kenneth Grahame
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LibriVox recording of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. Read in English by Sarbaga Falk. The Wind in the Willows is a classic children's book--enjoyed by all ages!--by British novelist Kenneth Grahame, first published in 1908. Begun as letters to his 7-year-old son Alistair and later developed into a novel, it tells the adventures of animals Mole, Rat, and Toad, who dwell, along with Badger, Otter, and other animals, in the riverbank, fields, and woodlands of the English countryside....
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Sep 24, 2021 Margaret O. Oliphant
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LibriVox recording of Oliver's Bride by Margaret O. Oliphant. Read in English by Michele Eaton Betrothed to one woman but married to another whose heart will be broken. Summary by Michele Eaton- Summary by Michele Eaton For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit librivox.org .
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Sep 23, 2021 Reina-Valera
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LibriVox recording of Bible (Reina Valera) 14: Segundo Libro de Crónicas by Reina-Valera. Read in Spanish by Joyfull. El Segundo Libro de Crónicas, extiende la historia de Judá, que comenzó en el Primer Libro de Crónicas. Fue escrito después de que la gente comenzara a regresar a Israel del exilio en Babilonia en 538 a. C. Las "crónicas”, quizás tratando de alentar a los exiliados que regresaron, relatan la construcción y dedicación del templo de Salomón y recuerdan la...
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LibriVox recording of An Authentic Narrative of Some Remarkable and Interesting Particulars in the Life of John Newton by John Newton. Read in English by volunteer readers. John Newton, best known for his hymn "Amazing Grace", for his former life as a slave trader and as eventual opponent of the slave trade in Britain. These 14 short letters cover his early life to about 1755 and are filled with his Christian reflections on the events of his life. Letter 5 contains Newton's...
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Sep 22, 2021 Alan Gray
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LibriVox recording of The Gentle Persuasion by Alan Gray. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Twelve stories from the author's, Robert Cuthbert Johnstone writing as Alan Gray, life in Scotland. For more information on the author see his biography by the Manitoba Historical Society . For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the   LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio...
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Sep 22, 2021 D. H. Lawrence
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LibriVox recording of Touch and Go by D. H. Lawrence. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers A man is speaking to a group of colliers in a small mining village. They have decided that they have had enough of the way they are treated and decide to go on strike. A battle of wills ensues. Summary by Michele Eaton Cast List Narrator: Scarbo Gerald: Andrew Gaunce Voice 1: Kathi M. Walsheck Mrs Barlow: Diane Castillo Oliver Turton: KHand Mr Barlow: Andrew James Job Arthur: Alan Mapstone Winifred:...
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Sep 22, 2021 Anna Croissant-Rust
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LibriVox recording of Der Tod - Ein Zyklus von siebzehn Bildern by Anna Croissant-Rust. Read in German by lorda In 17 Bildern erzählt Anna Croissant-Rust Geschichten über den Tod, der die Handlung stets dominiert. Dabei kommt ihr ihre besondere Beobachtungsgabe sowie eine hohe Reife der Form und Schilderung zu Gute. Dieses Buch markiert den Übergang einer ihr besonderen Stilentwicklung, welche vom Jugendstil der Jahrhundertwende bis hin zu vorexpressionistischen Ansätzen reicht. - Summary...
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Sep 22, 2021 A. A. Milne
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LibriVox recording of The Red House Mystery (Version 2) by A. A. Milne. Read in English by Kirsten Wever Author A. A. Milne is best known to the world as the creator of Winnie-the-Pooh. Yet Milne was versatile, having written dozens of plays, humorous articles, books and – The Red House Mystery. In which… Mark Ablett is the massively narcissistic owner of The Red House, a beautiful English country mansion. The estate is managed mostly by Mark’s side-kick and younger cousin, Cayley. As a...
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Sep 22, 2021 Sax Rohmer
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LibriVox recording of The Yellow Claw by Sax Rohmer. Read in English by volunteer readers. When a woman is murdered at mystery writer Henry Loureoux's apartment, Scotland Yard inspector Dunbar begins his investigation with a note that the woman left behind written to a Mr. King. When M. Gaston Max, a Parisian criminal investigator and master of disguise, comes to help the case, things begin to get interesting. Can they find out who Mr. King is and stop the crazed murderer from striking again?...
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Sep 22, 2021 Booth Tarkington
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LibriVox recording of The Intimate Strangers by Booth Tarkington. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers "Beginning with the girl of yesterday and a lawyer of uncertain age, stranded in a railway station, half starved and uncertain of the future, because a hurricane wrecked railway hopes on both the main and branch line, it carries the audience to the home of the girl, where, with delicious comedy, the blasé lawyer is tortured into submission, after he has dared doubt the age of the girl...
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Sep 21, 2021 Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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LibriVox recording of A Change of Air by Katharine Fullerton Gerould. Read in English by Amy Dunkleberger Anyone can make a will by which his possessions are divided after his death but Cordelia Wheaton was ahead of the game for she willed away her fortune, leaving herself just enough to live comfortably on, in middle life. Mrs. Gerould takes this amusing cue and shows what happened next to those upon whom fortune had suddenly smiled, perhaps a bit awry - Summary from The Publishers Weekly...
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Sep 21, 2021 Rev. Angelo Pastrovicchi
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LibriVox recording of St. Joseph of Copertino by Rev. Angelo Pastrovicchi. (Translated by Rev. Francis S. Laing.) Read in English by Librivox volunteers. Joseph of Copertino (1603 – 1663) was an Italian Conventual Franciscan friar who is honored as a Christian mystic and saint. He was said to have been remarkably unclever, but prone to miraculous levitation and intense ecstatic visions that left him gaping.  Joseph began to experience ecstatic visions as a child, which were to continue...
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Sep 21, 2021 Harry La Tourette Foster
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LibriVox recording of A Gringo In Mañana-Land by Harry La Tourette Foster. Read in English by David Wales Foster was a World War I veteran, world wanderer, journalist, embassy attaché, stoker on ships, miner, stowaway, bandit’s prisoner in Mexico, who wrote of Latin America and the Orient. He died an early death of pneumonia at his mother’s house in New York state. This 1924 book is a prime example of his witty travel writing and close observation. The New York Times reported that in 1919...
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Sep 21, 2021 Bram Stoker
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LibriVox recording of The Primrose Path by Bram Stoker. Read in English by Jake Malizia This 1875 serialised novella appeared in The Shamrock magazine in 5 installments. It is Bram Stoker's first novel, being published 22 years before his famous 'Dracula'. It tells the story of a happy Irish family, the O'Sullivans, who leave their straightforward Dublin life behind to go to London, to follow Jerry O'Sullivan's dream of becoming a theatrical carpenter. With his wife, Katey, at his side, they...
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Sep 21, 2021 Joseph H. Alexander
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LibriVox recording of Across the Reef: The Marine Assault of Tarawa by Joseph H. Alexander. Read in English by Aaron Bennett. "Tarawa Atoll is 2085 miles southwest of Pearl Harbor and 540 miles southeast of Kwajalein in the Marshalls. Betio is the principal island in the atoll. The Japanese seized Tarawa from the British within the first three days after Pearl Harbor. In August 1943, to meet in secret with Major General Julian C. Smith and his principal staff officers, Vice Admiral Raymond...
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Sep 20, 2021 Kahlil Gibran
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LibriVox recording of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran. Read in English by Phil Chenevert This famous work is a collection of poetic essays that are philosophical, spiritual, and inspirational. They delve deep into our condition and give insight into what it means to be human and a member of society. - Summary by phil chenevert For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for...
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Sep 20, 2021 Alexander Pope
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LibriVox recording of Ode on Solitude by Alexander Pope. Read in English by volunteer readers. LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Ode on Solitude by Alexander Pope. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 12, 2021. ------ Pope was a poet and satirist of the Augustan period and one of its greatest artistic exponents. Considered the foremost English poet of the early 18th century, after Shakespeare, he is the second-most quoted author in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations,...
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Sep 20, 2021 George Gordon, Lord Byron
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LibriVox recording of The Castled Crag of Drachenfels by George Gordon, Lord Byron. Read in English by volunteer readers. LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of The Castled Crag of Drachenfels, by George Gordon, Lord Byron. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for September 5, 2021. ------ The Castled Crag at Drachenfels is a 4-verse poem embedded in Canto 3 of Childe Harold's Pilgrimage by Lord Byron. It is thought to be addressed to his half-sister Augusta Leigh, by whom he was...
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Sep 18, 2021 Richard Barnum
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LibriVox recording of Dido, the Dancing Bear: His Many Adventures by Richard Barnum. Read in English by Librivox volunteers One of the Kneetime Animal Stories for children, Dido the Dancing Bear may seem unethical today, but when it was written in 1916, such spectacles were a relatively common and "harmless" entertainment, In this story, we follow Dido as he is caught, trained and put in a circus. Along the way, he meets several other animals from the series. - Summary by Lynne...
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Sep 18, 2021 Richard Barnum
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LibriVox recording of Tinkle, the Trick Pony by Richard Barnum. Read in English byLibrivox volunteers The Kneetime Animal Stories are charming children's stories about animals. The friends each have their own story, but make appearances in other books. In this tale, the clever Tinkle gets himself into trouble before being taken into the circus and meeting some of the other animals. - Summary by Lynne Thompson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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Sep 17, 2021 Thomas à Kempis
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LibriVox recording of De la imitación de Cristo by Thomas à Kempis. Read in Spanish by Mongope. Devocionario cristiano para el perfeccionamiento del alma - Summary by Montse González For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit librivox.org . M4B Audiobook 001-099 (178MB) M4B Audiobook...
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Sep 16, 2021 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 081 by Various. Read in English by Veronica Maresh Mead ; elibishop; Dale Grothmann; Dan Gurzynski; Luke Venediger; Christina Fu;  Rapunzelina; J; Shannon Marshall Lush; Edmund Bloxam; Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is possible. The only rules are those set forth by the author. The speculative nature of the genre inspires thought and...
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Sep 16, 2021 Young's Literal Translation
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LibriVox recording of Bible (YLT) NT 18: Epistle to Philemon by Young's Literal Translation. Read in English by TriciaG Philemon is a letter written by the Apostle Paul to the man of the same name, a leader in the church at Colossae, upon the return of his runaway slave, Onesimus. In it, Paul tells Philemon that Onesimus has become a Christian, mentions that he would like to have kept Onesimus with him as a helpful fellow-worker, and requests that Philemon treat him as a brother in the faith....
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Sep 16, 2021 Samuel Smiles
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LibriVox recording of Thrift by Samuel Smiles. Read in English by volunteer readers. "This book is intended as a sequel to Self-Help and Character . It might, indeed, have appeared as an introduction to these volumes; for Thrift is the basis of Self-Help, and the foundation of much that is excellent in Character. The object of this book is to induce people to employ their means for worthy purposes, and not to waste them upon selfish indulgences. Many enemies have to be encountered in...
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Sep 16, 2021 Sarah Bernhardt
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LibriVox recording of Ma double vie, mémoires by Sarah Bernhardt. Read in French by Christiane Jehanne Biographie. Sarah Bernhardt évoque avec un grand talent et une belle plume fluide et très alerte, drôle aussi, son enfance, sa famille, ses relations complexes avec sa mère, ses débuts, la guerre de 1870, son infirmerie au théâtre de l’Odéon, la Commune. La Comédie française bien sûr. Les grands auteurs, Dumas, Hugo... Ses représentations à Londres. Sa vie aussi de peintre et...
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Sep 16, 2021 James William Slessor Marr
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LibriVox recording of Into the Frozen South by James William Slessor Marr. Read in English by mleigh James Marr was a Boy Scout selected to go along with Sir Ernest Shackleton aboard the Quest in 1921 for the Shackleton–Rowett Expedition to Antarctica. This book provides a description of what would be Shackleton's last exploration due to his untimely death en route. - Summary by mleigh For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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Sep 16, 2021 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 085 by Various. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers "A regard for decency, even at the cost of success, is but the regard for one's own dignity" was novelist Joseph Conrad's take on fame, a quote from the preface to his autobiography A Personal Record (1912). Other lives chosen by readers to examine in vol. 085 include the Borgias; the Cynocephali; Hermann von Helmholtz; Edgar Allan Poe; John Burroughs; a pre-Revolutionary War...
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Sep 15, 2021 Maurice Leblanc
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LibriVox recording of L' Aiguille creuse by Maurice Leblanc. Read in French by Bidou. « L'Aiguille creuse » est l'emplacement secret du Trésor des rois de France. Découvert par Arsène Lupin, un jeune étudiant Isodore Beautrelet s'emploie à le retrouver à son tour. La joute entre ces deux personnages, qui se respectent et s'apprécient, se déroule sur les terres de Normandie. Résumé par Bidou. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
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Sep 14, 2021 National Geographic Society
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LibriVox recording of The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 10 - 02. February 1899 by National Geographic Society. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, Vol X, February 1899. It includes the following articles: The Economic Condition of the Philippines by Max L. Tornow Manila and the Philippines by Major A. Falkner Von Sonnenburg For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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Sep 14, 2021 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol. 099 by Various. Read in English by Librivox volunteers A diverse collection of short stories selected and read in English by Librivox readers. This time, we delve into the works of Ernest Hemingway, O. Henry, Sewell Ford and Stephen Leacock and others to bring you tales of mystery, poignant romance, the quirky and the amusing. So sit back and enjoy the 99th Librivox Short Story Collection! For further information, including links to online text,...
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Sep 14, 2021 Aphra Behn
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LibriVox recording of The Emperor of the Moon by Aphra Behn. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers A Restoration farce by a successful woman playwright. "Doctor Baliardo, a Neapolitan philosopher, has so applied himself to the study of the Moon, and is enraptured to such an extent with the mysteries of that orb, that he has come steadfastly to believe in a lunar world, peopled, ruled and regulated like the earth. This wholly fills and absorbs his every waking thought, and, in consequence,...
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LibriVox recording of Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 12 by Various. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offering "American households a mass of good reading", the editors drew from literature of all times and all kinds what they considered the best pieces of human writing, and compiled an ambitious collection of...
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Sep 13, 2021 W. W. Jacobs
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LibriVox recording of The Skipper's Wooing by W. W. Jacobs. Read in English by Alan Lord The crew of the ship come together in a syndicate to find the missing father of the lady whom their skipper should like to favour. Their resulting escapades prove to be highly amusing - Summary by Alan Lord For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free...
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Sep 13, 2021 Laura Lee Hope
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LibriVox recording of The Bobbsey Twins on Blueberry Island by Laura Lee Hope. Read in English by Nan Dodge The Bobbsey twins are off to spend a summer full of fun and adventures on Blueberry Island. They will encounter a cave, and gypsies, and other things I won't tell you about. You can find out by listening to this book! As with many children's books written during this time in history, there are racial stereotypes that would not pass muster today. To edit them out would be to erase history,...
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Sep 13, 2021 St. George Henry Rathborne
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LibriVox recording of The Boy Scouts Down in Dixie by St. George Henry Rathborne. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. The Silver Fox Patrol are starting a new adventure down in the swamp of Louisiana. This trip is an important one to Thad, because they are looking for his long lost little sister, Pauline. All the boys are there to support their friend and leader, and, of course, trouble is never really that far behind these young men! Herbert Carter is one of many pseudonyms used by St...
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Sep 13, 2021 Benito Pérez Galdós
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LibriVox recording of Zaragoza by Benito Pérez Galdós. Read in Spanish by Alexelmagno. De camino a Francia, adonde es enviado en cadena de presos, Gabriel consigue escapar con algunos compañeros y librarse de su triste destino para enfrentarse a otro aún más atroz. Refugiado en Zaragoza, asistirá al segundo sitio de la ciudad por las tropas francesas. Allí será espectador en primera línea del hambre, la desesperación, la epidemia y mil y otros padecimientos más. Sólo el funesto y...
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Sep 13, 2021 Edward Carpenter
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LibriVox recording of Days with Walt Whitman by Edward Carpenter. Read in English by czandra "Days with Walt Whitman" is a contemplative summary of the life of Walt Whitman and the making of the poet, by one of his followers. Edward Carpenter collected a half dozen essays he had written about different aspects of the American poet's work and habits. The essays have an ecstatic but grounded style, elevating Whitman to immortality, and showcasing Carpenter's familiarity with ancient...
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Sep 12, 2021 William MacKay
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LibriVox recording of Unvarnished Tales by William MacKay. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers This book is a short selection of varied fictional tales. They must have been what the author wished for them to be and certainly perfect for the time in which they were written. (Summary by April Reynolds ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For...
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Sep 12, 2021 Ivan Turgenev
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 11 recordings of A Contented Man by Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 5, 2021.  Read in English by Algy Pug; BenDowling; Bruce Kachuk; BerthaMason; David Lawrence; Erin Stone; Gabriel Kelly; yourbookvoice; Lee Ann Howlett; mleigh and Tom Merritt. Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev was a Russian novelist, short story writer, poet, playwright, translator and popularizer of Russian literature in the West. Constance Clara Garnett was...
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Sep 11, 2021 Marjorie Bowen
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LibriVox recording of Prince and Heretic by Marjorie Bowen. Read in English by Librivox volunteers This novel is centered on the Dutch House of Orange, and begins with its prince, William. It is set in the time of the Holy Inquisition, when tensions between the Catholic and Protestant churches dominated. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For...
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Sep 11, 2021 John Breck
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LibriVox recording of The Bad Little Owls by John Breck. Read in English by volunteer readers. The Bad Little Owls may have caused some trouble with Killer the Weasel but can all of the other Woodsfolk friends work together to escape the danger and keep the woods and pond safe for everyone? Join Nibble Rabbit, Chaik Jay, Stripes Skunk, Watch the Dog, Bobby Robin, Tad Coon, Chatter Squirrel, and Doctor Muskrat for more exciting adventures. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information,...
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Sep 10, 2021 Karl May
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LibriVox recording of Der Schatz im Silbersee by Karl May. Read in German by Katharina21 In diesem Roman, der Ende der 1860er-Jahre im Wilden Westen spielt, schildert Karl May die Reise einer Gruppe von Trappern, bei Karl May als Westmänner bezeichnet, zu dem in den Rocky Mountains gelegenen Silbersee. Die Handlung setzt an Bord eines Raddampfers auf dem Arkansas ein. Hauptpersonen sind die Westmänner Old Firehand und Tante Droll sowie der Schurke Cornel Brinkley, der wegen seiner Haare auch...
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Sep 10, 2021 Jessie Laidlay Weston
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LibriVox recording of From Ritual to Romance by Jessie Laidlay Weston. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. From Ritual to Romance is a 1920 book written by Jessie L. Weston. Weston's book is an examination of the roots of the King Arthur legends and seeks to make connections between the early pagan elements and the later Christian influences. The book's main focus is on the Holy Grail tradition and its influence, particularly the Wasteland motif. The origins of Weston's book are in James...
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Sep 10, 2021 Fritz Leiber
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LibriVox recording of The Green Millennium by Fritz Leiber. Read in English by Rich Brown; Jessica Martin; Aric Reed; fletcb09; Mike O'Brien; Christine Rottger; Chad Jackson; Francesco F; Mira Williams; JayS; Roger Melin; Harley James; From the classic science-fiction and fantasy author Fritz Leiber comes this intriguing tale of a green cat. From the author's introduction: "The world Phil Gish lived in was not a pretty one, and Phil didn't enjoy living in it. He was disillusioned,...
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Sep 10, 2021 Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
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LibriVox recording of Wives and Daughters (Dramatic Reading) by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. Read in English by Librivox volunteers Molly and her father have lived alone since the death of her mother. Now Mr Gibson decides it will be in Molly's best interests for him to marry again. The new "Mama" brings to the household many changes, including a glamorous new step-sister. Mrs Gibson starts scheming to have Cynthia marry one of the sons of the local squire, but she does not understand...
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LibriVox recording of The French Revolution: A History. Volume 2: The Constitution (Version 2) by Thomas Carlyle. Read in English by Peter Dann The second volume of this famous and idiosyncratic history covers events from October 1789, after Louis XVI has been 'persuaded' to leave Versailles and take up residence in Paris, through to August 1792. By the end of this time, Louis and his family have tried, unsuccessfully, to flee the country, France has been invaded by foreign powers, and...
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Sep 9, 2021 Ivor Gurney
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LibriVox recording of Severn and Somme by Ivor Gurney. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. The English poet Ivor Gurney wrote these poems while serving in the First World War. In them he contrasts the wartime desolation of the area around the River Somme in northern France with the natural beauty of the valley of the River Severn in his native Gloucestershire. - Summary by Alan Mapstone For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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Sep 9, 2021 A. A. Milne
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LibriVox recording of Not That it Matters (Version 2) by A. A. Milne. Read in English by Kirsten Wever A. A. MILNE: …was best known for the perennially popular Pooh (Winnie the), arguably one of his lesser contributions to the literature of his day. He was highly acclaimed for dozens of popular plays. Moreover, he was both a contributor to and editor of Britain’s famous Punch Magazine; and for Punch, The Atlantic Monthly and dozens of other internationally acclaimed journals he wrote...
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Sep 8, 2021 Johann Wilhelm Wolf; Wilhelm von Ploennies
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LibriVox recording of Deutsche Hausmärchen by Johann Wilhelm Wolf; Wilhelm von Ploennies. Read in German by LibriVox Volunteers. Johann Wilhelm Wolf war Germanist und Schriftsteller, sein Schwager Wilhelm von Ploennies war Leutnant, Militärschriftsteller und Übersetzer. Gemeinsam ließen sie sich auf Streifzügen durch den Odenwald von den Menschen, die sie trafen und von den Soldaten der Kompanie des Ludwig Ploennies Sagen, Märchen und Mythen erzählen, die sie aufschrieben und...
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Sep 8, 2021 Various
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LibriVox recording of Myths and Legends Around the World - Collection 10. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. This collection is dedicated to recordings of short mythical or legendary works which are in the Public Domain. The stories tell of legends, heroes, myths, and ancient lore from many different cultures. (Summary by Lynette Caulkins) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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Sep 8, 2021 F. Scott Fitzgerald
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LibriVox recording of The Great Gatsby (version 2) by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Read in English by afinevoice. The Great Gatsby is a 1925 novel by American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald. Set in the Jazz Age on Long Island, near New York City, the novel depicts first-person narrator Nick Carraway's interactions with mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and Gatsby's obsession to reunite with his former lover, Daisy Buchanan (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text,...
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Sep 8, 2021 Mary Blake
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LibriVox recording of My Hundred Favorite Recipes by Mary Blake. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Micfairy252; Michele Fry; BettyB; jenno; Felicia Gaffney; ; Noelle; This is a collection of recipes all featuring Carnation Milk from soups and salads to bread and desserts. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more...
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Sep 8, 2021 George A. Whittington
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LibriVox recording of Mists of Mars by George A. Whittington. Read in English by Edmund Bloxam The Wild West, reimagined as the Martian landscape, where law is defined by whoever has the biggest weapons, be they guns, ships, or things more mysterious. As stand-ins for Indigenous Americans, the Martians themselves. When Barry Williams, special investigator for the Terrestrial Bureau of Martian Affairs, finds out the state of play, he seeks to change the status quo and relieve destruction and...
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Sep 7, 2021 John Stagg
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LibriVox recording of Two Cumberland Ballads by John Stagg. Read in English by Phil Benson Two narrative ballads, based on local lore, by the Cumberland poet John Stagg. In 'The Hermit of Rockcliffe', a young fugitive takes refuge with a hermit, hears a bizarre and cautionary tale of what might befall a lusty young man at a masked ball, and learns surprising news about himself. In 'The Rose of Corby' a young maid's elopement with her lover, on the day of her betrothal to a local lord, has an...
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Sep 7, 2021 Florence Henniker
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LibriVox recording of Poesies from Abroad by Florence Henniker. Read in English by Newgatenovelist Florence Henniker was a British poet and novelist whose ‘Poesies from Abroad’ was first published in Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine in September 1889. This collection also includes ‘An Autumn Lyric’, which was first published in May 1889 in the same journal. - Summary by Newgatenovelist For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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Sep 7, 2021 Penelope Delta
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LibriVox recording of Για την Πατρίδα by Penelope Delta. Read in Greek by Penelope. Στο πρώτο έργο της Πηνελόπης Δέλτα με μυθιστορηματική πλοκή,παρακολουθούμε από κοντά τους αγώνες , τις δυσκολίες και τις θυσίες των ηρώων για ελευθερία. Δεν διστάζουν ακόμη και τη ζωή τους να δώσουν φτάνει να πετύχει το...
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Sep 7, 2021 Ralph Milne Farley
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LibriVox recording of The Radio Beasts by Ralph Milne Farley. Read in English by Daryl Hanson This is the second book of a fanciful series written by Ralph Milne Farley, pen name for Roger Sherman Hoar. It is an interplanetary adventure in the style of Edgar Rice Burroughs. In the first book, "An Earthman On Venus," Myles Cabot, an electrical engineer from Earth, was accidentally transported to the planet Venus while attempting to transfer matter in a small scale experiment in his...
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Sep 7, 2021 Murray Leinster
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LibriVox recording of Sand Doom by Murray Leinster. Read in English by The problem was as neat a circle as one could ask for; without repair parts, they couldn’t bring in the ship that carried the repair parts! - Summary by Original text For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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Sep 7, 2021 Sewell Peaslee Wright
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LibriVox recording of Vampires of Space by Sewell Peaslee Wright. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Commander John Hanson recounts his harrowing adventure with the Electites of space. Beings of Ether who don't want your blood, they want your soul and eat your entire ship along with it. Listen as Commander Hanson face certain death but battle their way out using unusual means. - Summary by phil chenevert For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
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Sep 6, 2021 Nicholas Rowe
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LibriVox recording of Jane Shore: A Tragedy by Nicholas Rowe. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers, Covering some of the plot of Shakespeare's Richard III, Jane Shore focuses on the mistress of the late Edward IV, also known as "The White Queen". In this short tragedy, Jane tries to thwart Richard's rise to power while experiencing love, betrayal, forgiveness, and an unexpected visitor who arrives in disguise. (Summary by Wendy Katz Hiller) Cast List Lord Hastings: Tchaikovsky Duke...
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Sep 6, 2021 Edmond Rostand
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LibriVox recording of The Romancers by Edmond Rostand. (Translated by Barrett Harper Clark.) Read in English by Librivox Volunteers By the author of Cyrano de Bergerac, this comic-romance formed the basis for the long-running 1960's musical "The Fantasticks". - Summary by WendyKatzHiller Persons in the Play: Sylvette: Jenn Broda Percinet: Joanna Michal Hoyt Straforel: Larry Wilson Bergamin: ToddHW Pasquinot: Wayne Cooke Blaise (a gardener): Rebecca Brown Stage Directions:...
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Sep 6, 2021 Laura Rountree Smith
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LibriVox recording of Fifty Funny Animal Tales by Laura Rountree Smith. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers "This book contains short stories of animals that will charm the children. Such characters as the Funny Fox, the Happy Hare, the Willful Wolf, the Careful Cat and many others appear. Useful proverbs are woven into these tales. The stories will be of special use to teachers and parents who want to teach as well as to have a story for entertainment. The verses heading the stories,...
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Sep 6, 2021 G. K. Chesterton
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LibriVox recording of St. Francis of Assisi by G. K. Chesterton. Read in English by Librivox readers Saint Francis of Assisi grew up in a wealthy family and his early life was characterized by splendor, riches and a lavish lifestyle. During an illness, he supposedly had a vision, after which he became disillusioned with his lifestyle and began giving everything away to beggars. His conversion was gradual, but after a pilgrimage to Rome, he supposedly hid in a cave to avoid his father's anger...
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Sep 6, 2021 Various
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LibriVox recording of La Lecture, tome 2 by Various. Read in French by Milinbreizh; Christiane Jehanne; Margot; Isad; Stéphanie; Cocotte; Bidou; Ezwa; Rémi; Thomas Bouissaguet; Zénobie; Alexandre Ivan Kard; Kazbek; Sandra Schmit; Sonia; Pauline Latournerie La Lecture était une revue littéraire bi-mensuelle française de la fin du 19e siècle, publiant surtout des nouvelles en feuilleton, mais aussi de la poésie et des textes scientifiques. Voici le tome 2 qui rassemble les cinq parutions...
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Sep 6, 2021 John Muir
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LibriVox recording of Our National Parks by John Muir. Read in English by volunteer readers. This book is a collection of sketches first published in the Atlantic Monthly magazine and gathered into book form in 1901. The focus here is on 4 parks in the west. Six of the 10 articles focus on Yosemite National Park; also described are Yellowstone, Sequoia, and General Grant (renamed Kings Canyon in 1940) National Parks. - Summary by TriciaG For further information, including links to online text,...
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Sep 5, 2021 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Poetry Collection 219 by Various. This is a collection of 40 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for August 2021. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit librivox.org . M4B Audiobook (36MB)
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Sep 5, 2021 Henry Lawson
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Reedy River by Henrey Lawson. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for August 22, 2021.   Read in English by Adrian Stephens; Brize C; BenDowling; Bruce Kachuk; Bill Mosley; David Lawrence; Darrell Nobles; Greg Giordano; yourbookvoice; Larry Wilson; Phil Schempf and Peter Yearsley. This Weekly Poem is taken from Verses Popular and Humorous (pub 1900). This was the second collection of poems by Australian poet Henry Lawson. - Summary by David...
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Sep 5, 2021 Andrew Barton Paterson
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 14 recordings of The Lay Of The Motor-Car by Andrew Barton Paterson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 29, 2021.  Read in English by ABVoice; Aaron Sproule; Adrian Stephens; BenDowling; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Darrell Nobles; Greg Giordano; Immanuel Satya; yourbookvoice; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; mleigh and Phil Schempf. This Weekly Poem is taken from Saltbush Bill, J.P., and Other Verses by A. B. (Banjo) Paterson. - Summary by David...
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Sep 5, 2021 Charles Bradlaugh
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LibriVox recording of Theological Essays by Charles Bradlaugh. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Charles Bradlaugh was an English political activist and atheist who founded the National Secular Society in 1866. In the 23 "Theological Essays" collected here, he discusses his views on various topics such as whether man has a soul and if there is a God; who was Jesus Christ and the Apostles. He also deals in depth with various books of the Bible, gives an overview of the history of...
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Sep 4, 2021 Frances Trego Montgomery
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LibriVox recording of Billy Whiskers, The Autobiography of a Goat by Frances Trego Montgomery. Read in English by Librivox Readers This is the original story in the beloved series of Billy Whisker books by Frances Trego Montgomery. Billy is a loveable goat whose adventures always entertain. Of course, adventure for Billy usually means trouble. Whether Billy is in the country where someone ends up in the duck pond, or in the city where he joins the fire brigade, mischief is his middle name. But...
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Sep 4, 2021 DuBose Heyward
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LibriVox recording of Porgy by DuBose Heyward. Read in English by Denise Ray Story about Southern African American man with disabilities and the life he leads in the 1900's. - Summary by Denise Ray For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit librivox.org . M4B Audiobook (107MB)
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Sep 4, 2021 Walter Rye
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LibriVox recording of A Month on the Norfolk Broads by Walter Rye. Read in English by TND Back in the late 1880s, Walter Rye and a number of friends accompanied by an American couple (who were researching the history of their Norfolk ancestry), took a holiday on the Norfolk Broads and enjoyed a leisurely tour around the waterways of this unique part of Eastern England. This book documents some of the highlights of their trip on board the wherry Zöe and the hybrid wherry/cutter Lotus, as they...
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Sep 3, 2021 Oscar Browning
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LibriVox recording of Modern England 1820-1885 by Oscar Browning. Read in English by Pamela Nagami This short survey opens with the accession of that portly spendthrift, King George IV. With British support, Greece becomes independent. The Irish, under O'Connell, carry agitation to the point of rebellion, forcing Parliament to pass the Catholic Emancipation Act. After a painful labor of over a year, the First Reform Bill is enacted in 1832. Queen Victoria comes to the throne in 1837. Faced with...
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Sep 3, 2021 Margaret Vandercook
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LibriVox recording of The Red Cross Girls on the French Firing Line by Margaret Vandercook. Read in English by TR Love This is the second in a series of captivating period historic romance and adventure books entitled "The Red Cross Girls." The series trails four American girls who serve as Red Cross nurses during WWI in Europe. This time, Eugenia, a prim and proper New Englander, has a romance with a handsome Frenchman. Will it be a happily-ever after? The sequence of books gives...
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LibriVox recording of The Golden Bough. A Study in Magic and Religion. Part 2. Taboo and the Perils of the Soul by James Frazer. Read in English by Leon Harvey The third volume of The Golden Bough. The term Taboo is one of the very few words which the English language has borrowed from the speech of savages. This volume examines the underlying moral code of many societies, both primitive and medieval, and with modern analogies. The reader is encouraged to contemplate the contradictions,...
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Sep 2, 2021 W. Somerset Maugham
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LibriVox recording of The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham. Read in English by Bob R . This Maugham classic is set in England and Hong Kong and in a cholera --ridden Chinese village in the 1920's. A committed, principled, epidemiologist, Dr. Fane, falls in love with the beautiful, but vain and foolish, Kitty Garstin. She agrees to marry him only because she wishes to beat her sister to the altar. She soon commits adultery with a British official in Hong Kong, where they have relocated. Dr....
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Sep 2, 2021 Ada M. Skinner; Eleanor L. Skinner
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LibriVox recording of The Pearl Story Book: Stories and Legends of Winter, Christmas, and New Year's Day by Ada M. Skinner; Eleanor L. Skinner. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers A collection of Christmas, Winter, and New Year tales and poems compiled by Ada M. Skinner and Eleanor L. Skinner (Summary by RomaSingh) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this...
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Sep 1, 2021 Various
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LibriVox recording of Harper's Young People, Vol. 01, Issue 27, May 4, 1880 by Various. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers Harper's Young People is an illustrated weekly publication for children that includes short stories, tales from history, natural history, poetry, puzzles, and other fun. This 27th issue of the serial was published on May 4th, 1880. In this issue, the story of the young sailor on his first voyage continues as his ship makes port on the island of Malta. The legend of...
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Sep 1, 2021 Mabel Henrietta Spielmann
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LibriVox recording of The Rainbow Book by Mabel Henrietta Spielmann. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. The Rainbow Book: Tales of Fun & Fancy is a book of children's stories from British author Mabel Henrietta Spielmann. Some are well known like The Sleeping Beauty, and some were invented for the book and are product of their time. Some tell about magic, some about little children who did great things, and some about far away lands. (Summary by Stav Nisser) For further information,...
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Sep 1, 2021 Ruth Plumly Thompson
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LibriVox recording of The Lost King of Oz by Ruth Plumly Thompson. Read in English by Phil Chenevert "Princess Ozma has ruled so wisely and happily in the wonderful Land of Oz for so long that most of us have forgotten the strange story of the Lost King of Oz—Ozma's father. As everyone in Oz knows, the King was transformed from his royal self by Mombi, the wicked old Gilliken witch, and lost his throne and his crown when he, himself, was lost. In this new Oz book the Royal Historian...
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Sep 1, 2021 Dan DeQuille
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LibriVox recording of A History of the Comstock Silver Lode and Mines by Dan DeQuille. Read in English by Larry Wilson;  John; Johann; Isobel; jenno; Alan Mapstone; ToddHW;  James R. Hedrick; Ryan Fahey; Tim811; Wayne Cooke; Christina Fu; Bruce McCready; Beau Wood; Andrew Gaunce; Paul Hampton  This is a brief account of the Comstock Lode silver mines, and description of the geographic features of the state of Nevada including the railroads. Silver not only defined Nevada, but influenced the...
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LibriVox recording of Enquiry Concerning Political Justice and its Influence on Morals and Happiness, Volume 2 by William Godwin. Read in English by Jddykst; Arden; ReeceT; HenRMJ; KateTk; Michael Poling; J. Grunfelder; Anautumnous; czandra It was Godwin, in his Enquiry concerning Political Justice (2 vols., 1793), who was the first to formulate the political and economical conceptions of anarchism, even though he did not give that name to the ideas developed in his remarkable work. Laws, he...
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Sep 1, 2021 Abigail Mott; Mary Sutton Wood
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LibriVox recording of Narratives of Colored Americans by Abigail Mott; Mary Sutton Wood. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Darrell Nobles; DariaAM; Alan Mapstone; ABVoice; Ken Masters; Loraine Flegal; Nichole Kristen; Scott Leonard Fortune; drandall; AnthonyT; Lee-Ann Khoh; Andrew Kennedy; Jacqueline Burrell Walton; mleigh; Kevin Waters; Curtis R.; Mari Patterson; Christine Rottger; Tom Merritt Abigail Mott was a Quaker and abolitionist from New York who, along with fellow Quaker M. S. Wood, has...
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Sep 1, 2021 Theodoret of Cyrus
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LibriVox recording of Commentary on Romans by Theodoret of Cyrus. Read in English by InTheDesert Theodoret was born at Antioch, A.D. 386. His studies were pursued under Theodore of Mopsuista and Chrysostom, from the works of the latter of whom the present commentary is by many esteemed little more than an abridgement. This, however, on comparing the writings of both those Fathers, can hardly perhaps be admitted in its fullest sense. "Of all the Fathers, who have composed works of different...
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Aug 31, 2021 Various
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LibriVox recording of First Chapter Collection 009 by Various. Read by Ai Robotto; BettyB; Colleen McMahon; Jacqueline Burrell Walton; Mayah; Piotr Nater; czandra; Missgabi; brianna; Rapunzelina The first chapter of a book is often the hook to draw a reader in. It could make you eager for more or realize it isn't for you. Here we offer the ninth "First Chapter Collection" in which readers share the first chapters of a variety of fiction and non-fiction works. Several languages are...
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Aug 31, 2021 Samuel H. Fletcher; D. H. Fletcher
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LibriVox recording of The History of Company A, Second Illinois Cavalry by Samuel H. Fletcher; D. H. Fletcher. Read for English by Paul Hampton. The purpose of this sketch is to keep green the memory of that little band of men known as Company A, of the Second Illinois Cavalry, who fought in the Civil War. (From the Preface) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for...
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Aug 31, 2021 Ethel M. Dell
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LibriVox recording of Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell. Read in English by Celine Major Excerpt: "Saltash was thoroughly cosmopolitan in his tastes; he liked amusement but he abhorred boredom. He was never really wicked unless he was bored. And then- que voulez vous? He did not guide the star of destiny." On his last night in Valrosa, Saltash (Charles Rex) returns to his luxurious yacht to find a stowaway, a young woman disguised as a boy. She pleads to be kept by him in order to escape...
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Aug 31, 2021 John Calvin
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LibriVox recording of The Sermons upon the Epistle of Saint Paul to the Ephesians by John Calvin. (Translated by Arthur Golding.) Read in English by InTheDesert While many of Calvin's sermons are now lost after they were sold by weight by the library of Geneva, his sermons on Ephesians have been preserved, having been translated into Early Modern English by Arthur Golding (who also translated Calvin's sermons on Galatians, Job and Deuteronomy). Arthur Golding's claim to fame is that his...
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Aug 30, 2021 Virginia Woolf
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LibriVox recording of The Common Reader by Virginia Woolf. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers A collection of essays by Virginia Woolf, some of which originally appeared in the Times Literary Supplement or the Dial, and others were originally published for the first time in this volume.  "Anything that Virginia Woolf may have to say about letters is of more than ordinary interest, for her peculiar intelligence and informed attitude set her somewhat apart. She possesses the happy...
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Aug 30, 2021 W. S. Gilbert
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LibriVox recording of The Sorcerer by W. S. Gilbert. Read in English by ToddHW; Michele Eaton; Alan Mapstone; Lauren-Emma Blake; Scotty Smith; TJ Burns; Jenn Broda; rwraptor; Andrew Kennedy; Tchaikovsky; Annie Mars; April Mendis; Mira Williams; ToddHW; Michele Eaton; Alan Mapstone; Scotty Smith; TJ Burns; Jenn Broda; rwraptor; Andrew Kennedy; Tchaikovsky; Annie Mars; April Mendis; Mira Williams Alexis Pointdextre gets his family sorcerer to brew up a love potion. But what happens when it gets...
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